211 Northwest Florida will also start answering 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline calls in early October. This nationwide helpline provides 24-hour-a-day, confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or mental health-related distress.
988 is a direct connection to compassionate, accessible care and support for anyone experiencing thoughts of suicide, mental health, substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress.
Our specialists have undergone extensive training to assist callers to 988 and provide them with the support and resources they need in a time of crisis.
If you or a loved one have thoughts of suicide, a mental health crisis, or any other emotional distress, call 988 to get help today.